Incidents at Northwestern and Harvard reveal a growing tension between traditional journalistic practices and the demands of student activists.
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A plan to desegregate schools in a liberal Maryland suburb founded on values of tolerance has met with stiff resistance.
The city’s schools, stretched even before the lead crisis, are struggling with demands for individualized education programs and behavioral interventions for children with high lead exposure.
The university, which owns the license for NPR Illinois, says the station’s journalists are bound by Title IX rules and can’t promise confidentiality to sources reporting sexual misconduct.
“Coming to Howard for the first time was seeing the beauty of blackness,” one alumnus said.
Think of them as College, Inc. Like most industries, higher education prefers less regulation (and accountability).
The writers’ conference is changing its aid offerings after attendees raised concerns ranging from sexual harassment to racism to the work cutting into the seminars they came for in the first place.
More than 1,000 academics have signed an open letter in support of Asiya Islam, a research fellow who has lived legally in Britain for a decade.
The department sent millions of dollars to two schools that had lost their accreditation and were no longer eligible for the federal loans.
College coaches struggle to find athletes who can’t pay to play elite youth sports. So Amherst College administrators have reconsidered what it takes to recruit.
But will today’s overstimulated preschooler find a springy dog and her human sidekick a little basic in a noisier digital age?
Arya Toufanian, the chief executive of I’m Shmacked, promised students Instagram fame, then silenced them with threats.
The results of the test, which assesses a sample of fourth- and eighth-grade students, will inevitably prompt demands for policy change.
Officials face the challenging task of supporting free expression without alienating the largest demographic of international students on American campuses.
Her K-12 proposal includes ending such testing, but there’s less than meets the eye.
The organization will offer intensive on-site instruction for teachers and consulting services for dance education groups.
School strikes have put teachers in the spotlight. But demands for more counselors, nurses and psychologists are growing.
Members of the Chi Phi fraternity were believed to be present at an off-campus house — not the fraternity’s official house — where a 17-year-old went into cardiac arrest and died on Saturday, the university said.
Teens love the app, and now it’s getting the stamp of approval with teacher-approved clubs. Did school just get ... fun?
He wrote about Yeats and Auden, but as a former pilot in World War II, he was best known for exploring the reality of battle.